LibriVox recording of The Persians by Aeschylus. (Translated by Edmund Doidge Anderson Morshead.) Read in English by Elizabeth Klett; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; Libby Gohn; Peter Tucker; Mary J; Sarah Terry; Tara Flynn This is one of the few Greek tragedies that deals with historical events rather than mythological ones. The elders of the Persian court await new of the outcome of the Battle of Salamis, and mourn when they find that their king, Xerxes, has lost to the Greeks. - Summary by Libby Gohn
Narrator: Mary J Chorus of Persian Elders: Elizabeth Klett, Tara Flynn, Sarah Terry Atossa: Kristin Gjerløw A Messenger: Libby Gohn The Ghost of Darius: Peter Tucker Xerxes: ToddHW
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